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Accident: 109808.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures When Caught Between Pic

Accident: 109808.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351139.01510/03/2018Palm Springs Disposal Services
At 1:45 p.m. on September 24, 2018, an employee was following a trash collection truck with a company Ford F150 pick-up truck that was hauling trash cans for delivery. The employee stopped at a residence and left the pick-up to pull the trash carts away from the curve when he noticed the truck was moving backwards. The employee tried to get inside the pick-up and was trapped between it and the concrete mailbox post. The employee fractured his upper left arm, left leg, knee, and ankle. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pickup truck, fracture, leg, knee, concrete beam, ankle, arm, column, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351139.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Driver-sales workers

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